It is not required for all, however shipments can be held by local authority in United Arab Emirates after screening due to lack of MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheet) or NON DG (Dangerous Goods) declaration letter from the shipper resulting to misconnections and impacting end-to-end service.
It would be advisable for all shipments originating, transiting and terminating for UAE to have MSDS or NON DG declaration from shipper enclosed in the shipment and copies to be uploaded in IDIS.
Consignee can clear shipment depending on the value and contents of package. In some cases, they have to use their own outside broker.
UPS Algeria uses an external broker to handle special cases such as DDP/FD or where customer requests UPS to arrange clearance.
There are special stipulations on the following commodities when shipping to Algeria. If you plan to ship one of the commodities listed below, be sure to adhere to the following stipulations in order to avoid delays and holds at customs.
The consignee must have an adequate import license.
Diplomatic BagsShipments of diplomatic bags need to be consigned on a their own air waybill. They will be subject to specific invoicing (Tariff on Request).
All goods must be described accurately on the invoice.
Document shipments do not require an invoice.
Attach a copy of the invoice with a French or Arabic translation stating the 8-digit HTS Code for each commodity on the invoice.
The consignee's telephone number, mobile number and e-mail address must appear on the invoice.
The destination country or territory considers the following items document shipments, if the items weigh 5.0 kg (11.0 lbs.) or less. If criteria are listed, the shipment must meet the criteria to be considered a document shipment.
In addition to the prohibited commodities listed here, it is prohibited to ship the following commodities to Algeria.
This is likely to be a indefinite prohibition.
Saturday Delivery Available: Yes
Not available in all areas. Always check the international time in transit system for details of service availability within a country or territory.
Banks are closed on Saturdays in Algeria.
Always check Calculate Time and Cost for details of service availability and guarantee information within a country or territory. All Service Levels may not be available to or from every address within a country or territory.
Convert metric quantity for weight, length, and area.